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Philippine sister to Sierra Leone

MANILA (Agencies) : Sister Bernardita Otibar, from the Camillian congregation, will set foot in Sierra Leone in Africa, a country that was stricken with the deadly Ebola Virus the last year.

She will join Sister Benedetta Odundo Akech, from Kenya, and the Camillian Task Force in Post-Disaster Response in Sierra Leone.

Until recently, Sister Otibar was working in The Philippines among survivors of super Typhoon Haiyan in Basey, Samar, and nearby towns, CBCP News reported.

The Camilllian superior general, Mother Lauretta Gianesin, and the rest of the congregation is calling on the public to pray for Sister Otibar and for the success of the Sierra Leone mission.